Inconveniently located in neither Wilson’s Creek, Mo., nor Battlefield, Mo., this national park is still more than worthy of a visit. About 15 miles southwest of Springfield, the park is a natural and historical breath of fresh air on a visit to one of the stalest, ugliest cities in the nation, perhaps the world. Fought […]
Another star-spangled Fourth for Alton, Grafton and Pere Marquette. Feel sorry for the businesses that lost customers. Barge traffic stalled, too. Same old, same old.
Finding Maramec Spring is just the beginning of discovery of this hidden gem less than 100 miles southwest of St. Louis near St. James. Next comes peeling away the layers of history, conservation, management and unspoiled beauty to discover on foot or in your car. History Originally home to the Shawnee, the region around Maramec […]